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Ocular Hypertension (cont.)

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Educating people with glaucoma is essential for medical treatment to be successful. The person who understands the chronic (long-term), potentially progressive nature of glaucoma is more likely to comply with medical treatment.

Numerous handouts about glaucoma are available, two of which are listed below.

  • "Understanding and Living with Glaucoma: A Reference Guide for People with Glaucoma and Their Families," Glaucoma Research Foundation, (800) 826-6693.
  • "Glaucoma Patient Resource: Living More Comfortably with Glaucoma," Prevent Blindness America, (800) 331-2020.
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